1833 EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE. Slavery, Abolition, and Death of William Wilberforce.
1833 EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE. Slavery, Abolition, and Death of William Wilberforce.
1833 EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE. Slavery, Abolition, and Death of William Wilberforce.

1833 EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE. Slavery, Abolition, and Death of William Wilberforce.

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An important year of the Evangelical Magazine issued during the final push toward the 1833 legislative abolition of Slavery in England. Includes the obituaries of both Wilberforce and Hannah More who, significantly, both died the year abolition was formally enshrined in English law. 

Also superb content on revivalism in America, missions in the East Indies, China, Africa, etc. 

The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle + Supplement. 1833. London. Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis. 596pp. 

Contents include: The Cholera Mount by James Montgomery [original poem]; Review of Millennarianism Indefensible by James A. Begg; The House of Parliament on Slavery; Suggestions on Immediate Slave Emancipation; Ordination of Missionary John Evans to China; The Sunday Trading Repression Society; The Cruelties Practiced in our Manufactories; Extensive on American Revivals of Religion; Memoir of Alexander - A Converted Bramin; Engraving of Ralph Wardlaw; The Love of Christ - Sermon by William Mason at Fetter Lane; Slavery - What is Meant by its Immediate Abolition; Refutation of Charges against the London Missionary Society; The Christian Church as a Means of Renovating the World; Brief Sketch of the Character and Ministry of the Late Rev. John Dick of Glasgow; The Principal Features of Christianity Contrasted with those of the System of Slavery Pleaded for by the Colonists whereby the System of Colonial Slavery is Shown to be Impious, Odious, and Abominable; One More Word on the Abolition of Negro Slavery; Great Meeting of Anti-Slavery Deputies; Extensive Black-Bordered Obituary of Rowland Hill with Original Poem, etc.; Letter from the Rev. Rowland Hill [unpublished]; Singular Prayer of the Emperor of China; With a Statement of the Population of the Chinese Empire; Memoir of the Late Rowland Hill; The American Colonization Society; Abolition of Slavery; The Whole Creation Travailing in Pain for the Revelation of the Sons of God; Obituary of William Wilberforce; The Abolition of Slavery; Obituary of Abolitionist - Hannah More; Triumph of the Principles of Catholic [Open] Communion among the Baptists, etc. 

Extensive missionary correspondence from Calcutta, Benares, Bangalore, Cuddapah, Travancore, the East Indies, Neyoor, South Africa, Berbice, Demerara, Ultra Ganges, Malta, Corfu, The Mongolian Mission, Siberia, Rarotonga, etc.

Attractive, full calf binding example of a significant publication in the advancement of the abolitionist cause in England on the run up to the legislative abolition of slavery in 1833. Some rubbing, occasional staining. Very attractive and sound.